Sacto 9-1-1
May 6, 2012
Citrus Heights man held on bail after allegedly firing AK-47

Kelly+Miller+49.jpgA Citrus Heights man arrested after allegedly firing an AK-47 assault rifle in the backyard of a Sacramento home was being held today in lieu of $105,000 bail for investigation of numerous felony violations.

Kelly Miller, 49, was leaving in his vehicle from the home in the 2200 block of Bell Avenue in Sacramento when police arrived shortly after 3:30 p.m. Friday, authorities said. Police stopped the car, detained the suspect and found the AK-47 with him.

A search of his home in Citrus Heights also turned up a cache of survivalist gear and weapons, including two additional AK-47 rifles, a gas mask, night vision goggles, a ballistic vest, ammunition and methamphetamine pipes, said Sacramento Police spokesman Sgt. Andrew Pettit.

Miller was booked for investigation of felony transport or sale of an assault weapon, possession of an assault weapon, possession of a firearm by a felon and for firing of a weapon in a grossly negligent manner.

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